News: Racism

Reimagining Collaboration in Mental Health, Societal Bias and Black Communities With Microsoft

CSSW Professor Desmond Upton Patton works with the tech giant to shape new AI strategies that take into account the…

May 5 @ 1:07 pm

Courtney Cogburn Receives Grant to Analyze Twitter Discourse on #BlackLivesMatter

The project will analyze, on a large scale, the emotionally charged social media exchanges that follow the police killings of…

April 7 @ 3:30 pm

Who Produces Science During Crisis?

With research on the social impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic now underway, Courtney Cogburn argues for examining who receives funding…

April 1 @ 3:53 pm

2021 LIN LECTURE: Black Youth Respond with Resilience to the Challenges of COVID-19, Racism, and Virtual Learning

Black families have been hit hard by the events of the past year. How have Black youth coped? For this…

March 26 @ 7:46 pm

Prof. Ruha Benjamin Calls on Class of 2020 to Become “Champions of the Social Contract”

The following is the text of the graduation keynote delivered by Professor Ruha Benjamin at a virtual commencement held by…

May 21, 2020 @ 9:34 pm

MSW Students Join in Campaign to Make Wikipedia More Inclusive

Columbia University graduate student Darold Cuba (OHMA’19) presenting at the School of Social Work Indigenous Peoples’ Day provided the background…

October 31, 2019 @ 7:10 pm

Susan Witte to Further Anti-Oppression Teaching Initiatives as Provost’s Teaching Scholar

Professor Susan Witte is one of nine Columbia University faculty members selected to introduce innovations into the culture of teaching…

May 3, 2019 @ 9:08 pm

SWM-003: The Presumed Incompetence of Faculty Women of Color, with Professor Carmen Gonzalez

In this podcast, Carmen Gonzalez, Professor of Law at the Seattle University School of Law, discusses the provenance, methodology, and findings of her path-breaking book about the hurdles faced by women of color in the academy. Professor Gonzalez visited the Columbia School of Social Work in September for talks with faculty, advisors, and administrators.

October 17, 2013 @ 10:12 pm

Healing a Legacy of Slavery One Community at a Time

CUSSW alumna Teresa Ann Willis (’05) has written a novel for young adults confronting the problem of self-hatred among African-descended people in the Americas.

January 31, 2013 @ 6:52 pm

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